Malik Monk Hits Game-Winner, Scores UK Freshman Record 47 Points vs UNC
With the first pick in the 2017 NBA draft…
On Saturday, Kentucky freshman Malik Monk went off for a Kentucky freshman record 47 points in an exciting 103-100 win over UNC. The 47, which came on 18 of 28 shooting and 8 of 12 threes – including a clutch 3 in the final 20 seconds – destroyed the previous school record of 35 held by Jamal Murray (15/16) and Terrence Jones (10/11).
The historic performance had the internet buzzing, even some NBA players.
This young boy Malik Monk is an animal!!! Easy 47 sheesh!!!
— Draymond Green (@Money23Green) December 18, 2016